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Internal Medicine Residency Program

Meet the Faculty


The program is administered by Darilyn Moyer, MD. She reports directly to the Chair of Medicine. The Residency offices are located on the 8th floor, Room 812, of the Parkinson Pavilion. 

  • Rafik Samuel, MD, FACP, Associate Program Director
  • William Brady, MD, Associate Program Director
  • Elizabeth Lee, MD, Ambulatory Program Director
  • James Jimenez, Residency Program Supervisor
  • Stephanie Ragsdale, Residency Program Staff
  • Alice Went, Residency Program Staff
  • Teaà Davis, Residency Program Staff
  • Melanie Pizarro, Residency Program Staff


Chief Residents play an integral role in the maintenance and educational components of the program. The 2013-2014 chief residents and their career aspirations are as follows:

  • Malka (Mara) Caroline, MD (Cardiology)
  • Dan Mueller, MD(Infectious Disease)
  • Paul Williams, MD (Primary Care)
  • Chad Zack, MD (Cardiology)

Other key clinical faculty members of the program administration include:


The administrative support is (from left) Stephanie Ragsdale, James Jimenez, Alice Went:


administrative support



Many other faculty give major contributions to the residency program. Please refer to the faculty directory for more information.


Among them are:

Lawrence Kaplan, MD, Assistant Dean for Clinical Education, Professor of Medicine

Daniel Edmundowicz, MD, Section Chief, Cardiology
Jacob Ufberg, MD, Residency Program Director, Emergency Medicine
Kevin Williams, MD, Section Chief, Endocrinology and Metabolism
Oleh Haluszka, MD, Section Chief, Gastroenterology
A. Koneti Rao, MD, Section Chief, Hematology
Thomas Fekete, MD, Section Chief, Infectious Diseases
Philip Cohen, MD, Section Chief, Rheumatology

Crystal Gadegbeku, MD, Section Chief, Nephrology and Kidney Transplantation

John Davidyock, MD, Section Chief, Hospitalist Medicine